Del Mar Stable News

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Baffert Trio Ones To Beat At Del Mar In Sunday's Bob Hope Stakes

Havnameltdown © Benoit Photo Not surprisingly when it comes to a 2-year-old race at Del Mar, trainer Bob Baffert has the power hand. Not only is he running the favorite in Sunday’s Grade III, $100,000...

Stable Notes November 18, 2022

Justique © Benoit Photo JUSTIQUE’S RETURN TO DEL MAR HEADLINES SATURDAY’S DESI ARNAZ Justique has only won a maiden race, but she did it in such a fashion that the 2-year-old daughter of Justify caught...

Stakes Doubleheader Saturday At Del Mar Lures Sprint Types

Justique © Benoit Photo Fittingly for its Bing Crosby Season makeup, Del Mar will run a pair of sprint stakes Saturday named for a couple of show business icons who were regulars at the seaside...

Eight California Girls in Featured Turf Sprint Friday at Del Mar

Vasco © Benoit Photo A competitive allowance sprint on turf for California-bred fillies and mares will serve as the featured event on Friday’s program as racing returns to Del Mar following a planned four-day pause....

Favored Fun to Dream Wins Del Mar's Betty Grable Sunday

Fun to Dream © Benoit Photo One-to-five favorite Fun to Dream found herself in a serious horse race inside the eighth pole Sunday at Del Mar in the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes as rival Taming...

Stable Notes November 13, 2022

Larry Collmus © Benoit Photo LARRY COLLMUS STEPS INTO THE BOOTH FOR THE BING CROSBY MEET A familiar voice will take over calling the races at Del Mar next week. Larry Collmus, the voice of...

Bipartisanship Up by a Length Saturday in Kathryn Crosby

Bipartisanship © Benoit Photo The eastern shipper Bipartisanship brought her running shoes with her and put them to good use Saturday at Del Mar as she came rolling in the lane to capture the afternoon’s...

Stable Notes November 12, 2022

Fun to Dream © Benoit Photo FUN TO DREAM LOOKS TO DISTANCE THE FIELD IN THE BETTY GRABLE There has been no need for a photo finish camera when Fun to Dream races. When she...

Handy Dandy Scores by a Nose Friday in Del Mar Opener

Handy Dandy (inside) © Benoit Photo The hard-trying gelding Handy Dandy ran one of his best races Friday at Del Mar on the opening card of the Bing Crosby Season and he needed every inch...

Stable Notes November 11, 2022

RACING RETURNS TO DEL MAR WITH LUCRATIVE BING CROSBY MEET Last year at this time horses from around the world came to Del Mar for horse racing’s biggest day, the Breeders’ Cup. Many left as...